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November 2018

Veterans Roundtable 2018: Legal Issues Involving PTSD

November 9, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4603 A diagnosis of PTSD can be as impactful as the effects of the disorder itself. Veterans with PTSD are often discriminated in employment, can be denied for firearms licenses, or can even be denied government clearances. They can even be discriminated in the courtroom. An expert panel discusses the stigmatization of PTSD, and how we as a legal community more effectively serve the veterans who have it. The moderator will be Professor…

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February 2019

5th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

February 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  5th ANNUAL SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVE HUMAN TRAFFICKING SYMPOSIUM “Migrants and Trafficking: The Vulnerability of Movement” 8:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 Migrants have taken a prominent place on the public stage in recent years, from divided political rhetoric on status of migrants in the United States, to news of migrant caravans traveling to the U.S. from South America, to the changing landscape of immigration law in the country, such as the upheaval…

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Anger, Fear, and the Politics of Blame

February 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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   The Annual Tanner-McMurrin Lecture with Professor Martha Nussbaum of the Chicago Law School Sponsored by Westminster College and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 4:00 p.m., Lecture + Q&A 5:30-6:30 p.m., Reception 6:30-7:00 p.m., Book Signing 4:00-7:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This lecture investigates the climate of simmering anger that disfigures most modern democracies, expressing itself in blaming and targeting of unpopular groups. Nussbaum argues that a philosophical analysis of anger…

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April 2019

WLC Spring Panel

April 3, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtoom (Level 6) Recently the issue of under prosecution of sexual assault cases has been in the news, both nationally and here in Utah. Paul Cassell (Professor of Law), Heidi Nestel (Director, Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic) and Julie Valentine (International Association of Forensic Nurses) recently filed a petition in the Utah Supreme Court on behalf of four Jane Does, who are sexual assault victims seeking appointment of a special prosecutor to…

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Counter-Terrorism Simulation

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A plane is hijacked. A gunman opens fire. A bomb explodes. All scenarios are from headlines and may unfold April 5th in a counter-terrorism simulation course taught by Professor Amos Guiora. This year’s student cohort, the most international and multidisciplinary to date, will participate in high-stakes decision-making scenarios acting as government officials who make the calls while the nation and the world are under attack. Students will participate in one of three sessions: 7:00 - 11 am; 12 - 4:00…

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May 2019

Commencement – Class of 2019

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. S.J. Quinney College of Law 383 S. University Street After the ceremony campus shuttles will take you from Kingsbury Hall to the College of Law. Commencement will be streamed live and archived on the College of Law YouTube channel » Commencement Speaker: Cristina Ortega Ortega, a 2002 graduate of the…

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August 2019

Meet the 1Ls: Alumni/Student Social at Gracie’s

August 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Gracie’s Bar & Grill, 326 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City We would like to invite you to stop by Gracie’s Bar in downtown Salt Lake on August 15th to meet our incoming class of 1L law students for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Who: Attorneys and Law Students (Non-SJQ Alumni Attorneys are also encouraged to attend – feel free to extend the invitation to attorneys in your organization). What: Attorneys – Spend an hour (or…

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September 2019

Fall Application Workshop

September 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This workshop is free and open to anyone interested in applying to the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Covered topics include: Admissions application timeline LSAT Personal Statement Letters of Recommendation Costs associated with applying to law school Free LSAT prep course raffle from the Office of Continuing Education & Community Engagement. Application Fee Waivers ($60 value) to those that attend Click HERE to…

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Fall Financial Aid Workshop

September 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 3603 This workshop is free and open to anyone interested in applying to the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Covered topics include: The costs of attending law school Types of financial aid available How to apply for financial aid Free LSAT prep course raffle from the Office of Continuing Education & Community Engagement. Application Fee Waivers ($60 value) to those that attend Click HERE to register!…

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Homecoming Tailgate – University of Utah vs Washington State

September 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Tailgate: 5:30 p.m., Kick-off: 8:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 Join the S.J. Quinney College of Law for our Annual Tailgate Party on the Terrace! Stop by to cheer on the Utes, and enjoy a cold beverage and a bite to eat – on us! Bring the family! Register online » Tailgate will begin two hours before kickoff. Game time to be determined. Tickets to the game can be purchased here: https://utahtickets.com/football/ For questions contact Lori (801-587-0059).…

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October 2019

Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium – News, Disinformation, and Social Media Responsibility

October 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 The Utah Law Review is thrilled to announce this year’s symposium topic: News, Disinformation, and Social Media Responsibility. The event is designed to investigate twin problems arising from the changing media landscape. In recent years, major social media platforms have become the primary mechanism for the distribution of news-delivering, but not producing, journalism on matters of public concern, while attracting much of the advertising revenue that once supported…

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January 2020

6th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium -UTIP Annual Conference

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Victim Centered Approach 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) The 2020 Human Trafficking Symposium will feature a keynote speaker, panel, and breakout sessions about human trafficking in Utah including perspectives from attorneys, case managers, law enforcement, and medical providers based around this year's theme of a victim-centered approach. Featuring: Julie Dahlstrom, JD Director, Boston University Law's Immigrants' Rights and Human Trafficking Program. Panel: Victim-Centered Collaboration Breakout Sessions: -Human Trafficking Legistlation: Past…

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March 2020

Law, Economics & Business Workshop

March 16 @ 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:10 pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  4:10-5:10 p.m., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 3609 The Law, Economics & Business Workshop brings together scholars, students, and faculty for seminar-style discussion of innovative and complex topics in the field. We are excited to welcome nine distinguished scholars from law schools and business schools throughout the country. All faculty and students at the College of Law are invited to attend. Students and faculty from other University of Utah departments are invited to attend with…

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April 2020

Why the Future of Legal Work Won’t Look Like the Present (and What to do About it)

April 2 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Due to recent developments and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the spread of the coronavirus, this event has been cancelled until further notice.   A Legal Technology Discussion with Gabriel Teninbaum 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 A confluence of new economic pressures and the increasing adoption of new technologies mean that thefuture of law will look very different than the present.  This talk focuses on the impact of innovation and technology on legal work, and will propose a new approach for professional development of legal…

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May 2020

Commencement – Class of 2020

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Due to recent developments and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the spread of the coronavirus, this event has been postponed. We will post more information as soon as it becomes available. Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. S.J. Quinney College of Law 383 S. University Street After the ceremony campus shuttles will take you from Kingsbury Hall…

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